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Pointon Lode Monitoring Station

Current River Level


At 12:30am, Friday 24th May BST
(11:30pm, Thursday 23rd May GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 12:15am, Friday 24th May BST

Latest Flow

0.04 m3/s

(Daily Average)

Recorded on Tuesday 21st May

Normal flow volume

Decrease, 0.00 from previous recording on Monday 20th May

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

Isolated properties and villages in the west of the South Forty Foot Drain and its tributaries

No current or recent warnings.

Wider area of the South Forty Foot Drain

Recent warnings or alerts no longer in force

Minor watercourses of the South Forty Foot Drain

Recent warnings or alerts no longer in force

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

Billingborough Ousemere Lode in parts of Billingborough and Horbling

No current or recent warnings.

Swaton Eau in Swaton Village

No current or recent warnings.

Seven Day Level Chart

Long Term Level Chart

Darker blue shaded areas on long term data indicate maximum and minimum levels for the date (you may need to zoom in closer to see them).

Long term data may have gaps where the API data was not available.

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Location and Technical Data

  • Monitoring Station: Pointon Lode
  • Watercourse: Pointon Lode
  • Nearest Town/Village: Pointon and Sempringham
  • Local Authority: South Kesteven
  • Ceremonial County: Lincolnshire
  • Coordinates: 52°52'2"N 0°19'59"W (52.867461,-0.333163)
  • OS Grid: TF123313 (512300,331300)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR GTS.6LT
  • Mapcode (Global): WHGL0.V6J2
  • Open Location Code: 9C4XVM88+XP
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO92uu08
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E1228
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: E1228-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • River Levels Online ID: 6222
  • Water Information System ID: 030014
  • Operational Area: South Forty Foot Drain
  • Catchment Area: Witham
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Witham and Steeping
  • Environment Agency Region: Anglian
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 2.667m AOD

Please note: Geographic coordinates may reflect the access point for the gauge, and not the precise location in the watercourse that it is taking readings from.

The usual range of the Pointon Lode Monitoring Station is between 0.02m and 0.56m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the Pointon Lode Monitoring Station over the past 12 months has been between 0.02m and 0.11m. It has been between these levels for at least 153 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the Pointon Lode Monitoring Station is 2.28m, reached on Friday 15th August 1980 at 11:15am.

Note that this data may not take account of recent measurements, as we wait until a level has been verified by the Environment Agency before adding it to our records.

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